you know, the place where communications goes in and out. they were placing calls, they were receiving calls, they were deeply engage in trying to -- engaged in trying to help us. they don't reach out on their own. but to help us acquire information so we could respond in realtime. >> and in seven hours, i mean, goodness gracious, there should have been a response. why did the delay in labeling the attacks a terrorism when it was immediately known that it was? >> well, you know, again, i would say, congressman, that we described the attack, i described the attack the next morning, the president called it an act of terror. there was a, as you will find in reading both the unclassified and classified version of the a.r.b., there was a lot of questions about who was behind it, what motivated it and the a.r.b. says those questions are still not fully answered today. >> and he continues, why weren't marine guards posted in benghazi in the first place?